Lawmakers approve two important resolutions Politics

Lawmakers approve two important resolutions

The 14th National Assembly passed a resolution approving Vietnam’s accession to Convention 98 of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and another on the establishment of a thematic supervision delegation of the NA in 2020.
Hanoi forum looks to end child labour Society

Hanoi forum looks to end child labour

Over 200 children in Hanoi attended a forum responding to World Day against Child Labour 2019: Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams, held on June 7.
Deputies continue discussion of ILO’s Convention 98 Politics

Deputies continue discussion of ILO’s Convention 98

Lawmakers continue their discussion about Vietnam’s participation in the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Convention 98 on the application of principles of the right to organise and bargain collectively at the ongoing seventh session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 7.
NA Standing Committee concludes 34th session Politics

NA Standing Committee concludes 34th session

The 34th session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee concluded on May 10 after three days of sitting to finalise agenda planned for the upcoming NA’s seventh plenary and discuss some other issues.
Conference on project to end child labour Society

Conference on project to end child labour

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs held a conference on April 23 to gather ideas for a project to better prevent child labour in 2019-2020.
Vietnam ratifies ILO convention on employment for disabled workers Society

Vietnam ratifies ILO convention on employment for disabled workers

Vietnam has made an important step in the development of its labour market by ratifying ILO Convention 159 on Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment for Disabled Persons, further proving the country’s commitment to eliminating employment discrimination against people with disabilities.
Policy dialogue discusses int’l standards on child labour Society

Policy dialogue discusses int’l standards on child labour

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held a policy dialogue on March 13 on international standards related to child labour amidst international trade commitments.
Vietnam ready to make labour market effective Society

Vietnam ready to make labour market effective

The share of job seekers who are using formal channels (employment services) is growing in Vietnam, but still accounts for a minority of the job search channels used. Most jobs in the country today are filled through personal contacts, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).